Business

Preparing for a job interview – the dos and don’ts

Preparing for a job interview is probably even more important than how you perfom in the interview itself. To give your best first impression requires thought and preparation. With over nine years sitting on panels interviewing prospective candidates, I can confidently share some useful tips…

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Spa Etiquette – The right way to unwind and relax

There is no better place than a spa to allow yourself to close your eyes, unwind and relax and recharge yourself from today's hectic life. Not considered so much an indulgence any more but a necessity to strike the right balance and enjoy inner peace.…

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Cheers to you!

Cheers! – So many would say and clink the glasses together. Well, if you really want to know, proper etiquette dictates otherwise.

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The real meaning of ‘all you can eat’ at a buffet

Opting for a buffet breakfast, buffet lunch or buffet dinner has become a popular option. The idea that one can indulge and help themselves to as much food as they fancy seems to be quite appealing to many.

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5 things to keep in mind before taking off

School holidays are here, companies shut down and many will be taking off for a long-awaited break. Away from it all.
Here are five things to keep in mind before taking off on your vacation.

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Youth

Minding your manners – Teenagers’ perspective on etiquette

I asked three male and three female teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18 five questions about their perspective on manners and etiquette. Have a read below to understand their view on this topic. As adults we need to listen to them and learn…

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Social, Youth

Fun ways to teach etiquette to young children

As parent or guardian, you are the first person to teach your children. Children observe your actions, so word alone is not enough when educating them and as the early years are the most significant of their life, it is the best time to instil…

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Business, Social

Phones at Table

The question that so many keep asking is whether it is acceptable to use your mobile phone at table. When you are at table with others, the phone should remain off the table. Whether it's a breakfast meeting, a business lunch, a romantic dinner or a casual coffee meet up, the reply is the same.

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Hosting a tea party

Afternoon tea is considered to be one of the quintessential British traditions and enjoying a traditional afternoon tea if you are visiting London, at one of the fine hotels which offer it, is an experience not to be missed. A chance to indulge in some lovely delicious pastries and sample some specially selected teas too.

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Business

Are you really giving off the best version of yourself in meetings?

When was the last time you entered a board room and felt that something was just not right? That feeling inside, that you were missing something?

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